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Posted in thread: 2 step starter questions on 09-30-2016 at 04:59 AM
If I understand what you are saying I think you can, I've done a 2 step starter in this
fashion. The online calculator called for something like a .8 L starter and then a stepped
starter of 1.5 L or s...
Posted in thread: How Much Sugar Is Consumed By Lacto During Kettle Souring? on 09-30-2016 at 04:45 AM
Yes, the specific gravity of lactic acid is 1.17, I think the lactobacillus ate more than 2 or
3 points. I think if you had a pH meter to read final pH and then you could calculate how much
Posted in thread: Roggenbier water on 09-30-2016 at 04:20 AM
Very glad to hear that you didn't have any issues with run-off. What was your rye percentage?
We had 50% rye and it took a little more than an hour with the valve wide open, normally we
shoot for abou...
Posted in thread: Yeast advice needed on 09-30-2016 at 04:12 AM
If you use a single packet of liquid yeast you need a 3.1 L starter at a pitching rate of 1M
cells/mL/degree Plato; with 2 packets you need a 2.5L starter, both are with a stir plate. And
that is assu...
Posted in thread: Yeast advice needed on 09-29-2016 at 06:54 PM
I just ran some numbers in brewer's friend yeast calculator with high gravity selected, it
suggested using 5 11 gram packets. I think that US-05 would be an excellent choice for the
yeast. As long as ...
Posted in thread: Roggenbier water on 09-29-2016 at 02:47 AM
i did mine with a Berlin water profile. Mine turned out fantastic. Be sure to use plenty of
rice hulls I used a half pound and the run-off was very slow. A whole pound would have been a
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-26-2016 at 11:06 PM
Posted in thread: Kettle Pickup Tube on 06-24-2016 at 08:41 PM
I use copper fittings for my pickup tube. Everything is soldered, using lead free solder,
except for the elbow to 1/2" male threaded piece. Don't worry about teflon I don't use any and
I get a full dr...
Posted in thread: Whiskey In Airlock??? on 06-24-2016 at 08:33 PM
Whiskey goes in the brewer. Put StarSan solution in the airlock.
Posted in thread: How can I push captured rain water through my Reverse Osmosis machine? on 04-30-2016 at 06:23 PM
Unless you want to remove all the flavor from the water I wouldn't worry about running it
through the RO system. The water is going to be boiled for an hour it will be safe to drink. I
might run it th...